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[movies]How to mask
Doctors and nurses demonstrate the many ways of tying on a face mask according to preference and the type of cap worn. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History
Downloads: 7
[movies]How to mask
Doctors and nurses demonstrate the many ways of tying on a face mask according to preference and the type of cap worn. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History
Downloads: 13
[movies]Work done by the Liverpool invalid children's association [videorecording]
This film shows aspects of the medical care of sick and invalid children at the Association's Child Welfare Centre at Copperas Hill, Liverpool, and in the Leasowe Hospital's Baby Hospital and Crippled Children's Section - happy children who, thanks to the generosity of the patrons, are completely recovering their health . Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine and philanthropy, not least for its very strong endorsement of the therapeutic efficacy of hospital treatment for sick...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Child, Hospitalized
Downloads: 6
[movies]Work done by the Liverpool invalid children's association [videorecording]
This film shows aspects of the medical care of sick and invalid children at the Association's Child Welfare Centre at Copperas Hill, Liverpool, and in the Leasowe Hospital's Baby Hospital and Crippled Children's Section - happy children who, thanks to the generosity of the patrons, are completely recovering their health . Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine and philanthropy, not least for its very strong endorsement of the therapeutic efficacy of hospital treatment for sick...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Child, Hospitalized
Downloads: 52
[movies]Ethyl chloride anaesthesia for removal of tonsils and adenoids
This film starts with intertitles explaining that the techniques shown in the film on children under12 have been in place for a few years before the film was made. A girl is given an injection by a nurse and then the children about to have the operation, dressed in their surgical clothing, are shown in the playroom, talking to the nurse. A child comes in to the surgical room holding a teddy bear. It is noted that the child is not restrained in anyway...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Pediatrics; Tonsillectomy
Downloads: 6
[movies]Barium swallow
No credits, followed by a cineradiograph of a typical normal barium swallow. The semi-solid meal passes over the back of the tongue, past the epiglottis and into the pharynx. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history
Downloads: 35
[movies]Barium swallow
No credits, followed by a cineradiograph of a typical normal barium swallow. The semi-solid meal passes over the back of the tongue, past the epiglottis and into the pharynx. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history
Downloads: 17
[movies]Ethyl chloride anaesthesia for removal of tonsils and adenoids
This film starts with intertitles explaining that the techniques shown in the film on children under12 have been in place for a few years before the film was made. A girl is given an injection by a nurse and then the children about to have the operation, dressed in their surgical clothing, are shown in the playroom, talking to the nurse. A child comes in to the surgical room holding a teddy bear. It is noted that the child is not restrained in anyway...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Pediatrics; Tonsillectomy
Downloads: 27
[movies]Sir Charles Sherrington
A compilation of representative scenes in colour roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. Sherrington is speaking but this material has been shot mute. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 27
[movies]Sherrington head shots
A compilation of representative scenes roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 33
[movies]Sir Henry Dale
Very similar to his interview with Stephen Black, Sir Henry Dale discusses his accidental discovery of the adrenalin-reversal effects of ergot in 1904-05, and his part in the establishment of a biological standard for insulin production in Britain in 1922. He describes the adrenaline reversal effects of ergot and the standardization of insulin. The reversal of the normal pressor action caused Dale to condemn the adrenaline...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Ergot Alkaloids; Insulin -- standards
Downloads: 5
[movies]The hospital of St Bartholomew, Rochester, Kent
A portrait of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Rochester, which claims to be Britain's oldest hospital between the Wars, emphasising the hospital's diverse relations with the economy and society of the Medway towns and its dependence on voluntary work and charitable donations by the public. Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine, not least for its emphasis on the very close relations between the work of the Hospital and the economic life of the community, e.g...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 4
[movies]Sir Charles Sherrington
A compilation of representative scenes in colour roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. Sherrington is speaking but this material has been shot mute. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 8
[movies]Sir Henry Dale
Very similar to his interview with Stephen Black, Sir Henry Dale discusses his accidental discovery of the adrenalin-reversal effects of ergot in 1904-05, and his part in the establishment of a biological standard for insulin production in Britain in 1922. He describes the adrenaline reversal effects of ergot and the standardization of insulin. The reversal of the normal pressor action caused Dale to condemn the adrenaline...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Ergot Alkaloids; Insulin -- standards
Downloads: 3
[movies]Sherrington head shots
A compilation of representative scenes roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 11
[movies]The hospital of St Bartholomew, Rochester, Kent
A portrait of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Rochester, which claims to be Britain's oldest hospital between the Wars, emphasising the hospital's diverse relations with the economy and society of the Medway towns and its dependence on voluntary work and charitable donations by the public. Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine, not least for its emphasis on the very close relations between the work of the Hospital and the economic life of the community, e.g...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 31
[movies]An appeal! from Bolton Infirmary
Publicity film for the Bolton Infirmary Extension Fund, evidently intended to be shown in local cinemas in the Manchester area. Shows scenes of general and children's wards, an operating theatre, nurses at work, etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Medicine -- History -- 20th century; Hospitals -- history; Hospitals; Health Facilities
Downloads: 10
[movies]An appeal! from Bolton Infirmary
Publicity film for the Bolton Infirmary Extension Fund, evidently intended to be shown in local cinemas in the Manchester area. Shows scenes of general and children's wards, an operating theatre, nurses at work, etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Medicine -- History -- 20th century; Hospitals -- history; Hospitals; Health Facilities
Downloads: 13
[movies]Sir Robert Jones - Wellcome Library
Prof. Bryan McFarlane and Sir Harry Platt hold a conversation about Sir Robert Jones, the pioneering orthopaedic surgeon. 3 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 96 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]An appeal from the heart to the pocket
A fund raising film about the work of the Cardiff Royal Infirmary. The film starts with aerial shots of beautiful Cardiff the 'white city'. The main buildings of the university campus, gardens and then the Royal Infirmary are viewed. The patients mainly originate from the industrial parts of the city - there are aerial views of the docks and point-of-views from a boat. It is noted that casualties come from the busy city streets (presumably from traffic accidents) the streets are busy with trolle...
Keywords: Fund raising; Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 13
[movies]Enough to eat? the nutrition film
This film deals with malnutrition in Britain. It focuses on the relationship between income and nutrition and suggests that government schemes can improve the current situation. It shows that people on low incomes are likely to be consuming insufficient nutrients, for instance, not enough calcium or iron and, as a result, are prone to diseases such as rickets and anaemia. The film draws on the work of Prof...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Public Health; Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Nutrition Disorders
Downloads: 4
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 2
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 3
[movies]One man's story
The life of Dr. G.C. M'Gonigle, medical officer of health for Stockton on Tees (1924-39) is portrayed by dramatic reconstruction set against the streets of Stockton on Tees, with voice-over acting the part of an enquirer who follows Dr. M'Gonigle on his rounds and elicits information from a range of witnesses. Dr. M'Gonigle worked with Sir John Boyd-Orr on the committee to investigate malnutrition in Britain...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Public Health; National Health Programs; Health Services
Downloads: 6
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 1
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 5
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 2
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 6
[movies]An appeal from the heart to the pocket
A fund raising film about the work of the Cardiff Royal Infirmary. The film starts with aerial shots of beautiful Cardiff the 'white city'. The main buildings of the university campus, gardens and then the Royal Infirmary are viewed. The patients mainly originate from the industrial parts of the city - there are aerial views of the docks and point-of-views from a boat. It is noted that casualties come from the busy city streets (presumably from traffic accidents) the streets are busy with trolle...
Keywords: Fund raising; Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 5
[movies]The romance of orthopaedic development - Wellcome Library
Sir Henry (or Harry) Platt talks to Dr R. Prosper Liston, Chairman of the BMA Film Committee, about his career spanning orthopaedic and casualty surgery and reviews the progress made. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Fractures -- history; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Fractures -- history; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 70
[movies]Talk about insulin - Wellcome Library
Dr Liston interviews two specialists of the day Prof. Charles H. Best of Toronto and Dr. R. D. Lawrence of London. Prof. Best discovered insulin alongside Dr. Frederick Banting, and Dr. Lawrence was one of the first diabetics to receive insulin. He went on to research diabetes and insulin in his medical career. 2 segments.
Keywords: Diabetes; Medicine -- History; Insulin; Medical sciences; Diabetes; Medicine -- History; Insulin; Doctors
Downloads: 107
[movies]X-ray studies of the joint movements - Wellcome Library
This film illustrates the scope and value of this form of x-ray examination, especially in case records. The film comprises of a series of x-ray sequences showing movement of the fingers and thumbs, wrists, elbows, shoulders, knees, ankles and feet. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history; Medical Science; Medical equipment; Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 1,315
[movies]The development of endotracheal anaesthesia - Wellcome Library
Sir Ivan Magill discusses endotracheal anaesthesia with Dr. Cyril Scurr. Sir Ivan describes why he decided to devote himself to anaesthetics and how he began to develop this particular technique. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Health care personnel
Downloads: 103
[movies]Stone age tools : prehistoric stoneworking techniques - Wellcome Library
A demonstration by M. Leon Coutier, archaeologist and former President of the Societe Prehistorique Francaise, of his technique for making replicas of Palaeolithic tools and weapons, including hand-axes, scrapers, gravers and flint arrowheads. Filmed at the former Institute of Archaeology, Regent's Park, London in June 1947. An important archeological record. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Archaeology -- history; Medical Science; Medicine -- History; Archaeology -- history; Medical
Downloads: 1,048
[movies]Foxgloves in medicine - Wellcome Library
After briefly outlining the work of William Withering (1741-1799) and Sir James Mackenzie (1853-1925) on the use of digitalis in the treatment of heart disease, the film describes the chemical composition and medicinal properties of the crystalline glycosides found in the leaves of the common foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), and shows how digoxin is extracted from the leaves of the white Danubian foxglove (Digitalis Lanata)...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Heart Diseases -- drug therapy; UK; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Heart Diseases -- drug therapy; Medical
Downloads: 711
[movies]Ergot : the story of a parasitic fungus - Wellcome Library
A comprehensive survey of the natural, medical and social history, commercial production and obstetric use of ergot and its derivative ergometrine. Includes a detailed description of the life-cycle of the fungus, live action footage of the use of ergometrine in the Department of Obstetrics, University College Hospital to expidate delivery in childbirth and Professor Chassar Moir's own account of the discovery of ergometrine in 1935...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Obstetrics; Ergonovine -- pharmacology; Medical sciences; UK; Maternal and child health; Medicine -- History; Obstetrics; Ergonovine -- pharmacology; Medical
Downloads: 842
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